P.A.W.S. of Dearborn County Humane Center

200 Charles A. Liddle Drive

Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

Hours:Mon. - Tues. - Fri. - Sat. - Sun. 12p.m. - 4:00p.m.

Thurs. 12p.m. - 7:00p.m.

Closed Wednesday


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We are located at 200 Charles A. Liddle Drive in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Just off of US 50 at the Bielby Road exit, follow Industrial Drive at the foot of the hill by the UPS Store to the Ivy Tech Lakefront Campus.Turn right onto Charles A. Liddle Drive. The humane center is straight ahead.

GPS Coordinates:  39.11266,-84.873956

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P.A.W.S., the Partners for Animal Welfare Society of Dearborn County, is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of unwanted and abandoned dogs and cats in our county. P.A.W.S. was chartered as a non-profit organization in the state of Indiana in April 2001, and received tax exempt status under Section 501(c)3 of the IRS code in February 2002. P.A.W.S. received permanent tax exempt status in March 2006.

Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world. In fact, it is the only thing that ever has --Margaret Mead

P.A.W.S. Mission Statement: To improve the lives of unwanted and abandoned animals by providing a safe and humane shelter environment; promoting successful adoptions and pet owner education; and reducing the animal population of Dearborn County by sponsoring spay/neuter programs.

P.A.W.S Vision: Ensure that 100% of adoptable animals are given an opportunity for a forever family. Our long-term goal is to help reduce pet overpopulation in Dearborn County and to educate and assist the public on humane, responsible animal care.

Adoption Fees:   Dogs and Puppies $75,   Cats and Kittens  $35
This includes vaccinations, heartworm test, spay/neuter, and microchipping.

For more P.A.W.S. information, special adoption promotions, and upcoming events, go to the official P.A.W.S. website:


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